Justice William Hill will retire from the Wyoming Supreme Court.'
Chief Justice James Burke announced Hill's retirement is effective February, 17th 2018 on Monday.
Justice Hill was the longest serving justice on the Wyoming Supreme Court, serving since 1998 after being Wyoming’s Attorney General an assistant U.S. Attorney and an attorney in private practice.
The judicial nominating commission will accept applicants to fill the vacancy through October, 30th 2017.
Governor Mead will select the next justice from three finalist chosen by the judicial nominating commission.
This gives Governor Mead the opportunity to appoint his fourth justice out of the five currently on Wyoming’s Supreme Court.
Governor Mead appointed justices Michael Davis, Kate Fox and Keith Kautz.